Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other (35-9099)

Occupation description:  All food preparation and serving related workers not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,7401,943 11.720 92112
United States 46,10049,600 7.7350 2,3002,660

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.1412.0116.08
Alaska 13.469.7610.33 12.9515.9718.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.0210.4511.48 13.7316.4618.47

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,448576 23.521.4 15.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation921
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation233
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,298
Number of job position postings 55
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 23.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)

Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certification
Cottage Foods